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Faculty | Legal & Compliance
Dale Schafer, Esq.

Faculty, Horticulture Department

Bio

Dale Schafer is a father, grandfather, veteran, educator and guitar player, and has been an attorney for the past 30 years. 

As a litigator he tried cases before juries, judges and arbitration panels, that ranged from professional liability to contract disputes. As a Judge Pro-Temp of more than 5 years, he sat in settlement of cases in line for trial. 

Within the cannabis industry, Dale has been a Prop 215 specialist and trial expert. Since 1999 he has represented more than 12,000 California cannabis patients seeking guidance and assistance under California State Law. 

Today, Dale actively represents clients with, or seeking, local permits and state licenses, ranging from cultivation to retail. His long history in the cannabis space allows for a good understanding of the regulated and unregulated parts of the market.